Posted the grades for my class yesterday, which means that another semester of higher learning has come to an end. This semester was really enjoyable, as the quality of the students was unusually high and the syllabus for the class is pretty well dialed-in, significantly lessening the stress of preparation.
Nevertheless, looking forward to a summer of not spending an evening a week at the Ivory Tower plus prime weekend time taken up with grading and planning and instead being able to focus on some projects that have been percolating in the back of my tiny excuse for a mind.
Actually, it just hit me that I’ve been teaching at the university for five years now…
Music: “Ersatz” by Fischerspooner [Opens in iTunes]
Includes Hollywood Dead, Tales from the Loop, Things from the Flood, The Court of Broken Knives, and Port of Shadows.
Nic has a retinal tear and has his vision is saved by a laser.
Includes The Storm Before the Storm, White Trash, Calypso, Tell the Machine Goodnight, Prince of Fools, and Provenance.
The Internet tells Nic to install Ubiquiti gear in his house, so he does, and now he has thoughts.
What I wish I’d known when I started podcasting.
Nic starts a new podcast about—gasp!—American sports.
Mostly excellent non-fiction in this installment. Includes Fantasyland, The Miracle of Dunkirk, Das Reich, The Undoing Project, Waiting for the Punch, Vacationland and Points of Impact.